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Jane Goodall

Data de nascimento: 3. Abril 1934


Jane Goodall, DBE, Ph.D. é uma primatóloga, etóloga e antropóloga britânica.

Estudou a vida social e familiar dos chimpanzés em Gombe, Tanzânia, ao longo de 40 anos. Os seus estudos contribuíram para o avanço dos conhecimentos sobre a aprendizagem social, o raciocínio e a cultura dos chimpanzés selvagens.

É mensageira da paz das Nações Unidas, fundou o Jane Goodall Institute e é afiliada ao grupo defensor dos animais Humane Society of the United States. O seu trabalho é reconhecido e já foi homenageada em muitas ocasiões com honrarias académicas diversas e prémios científicos.

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Citações Jane Goodall


„Michael Pollan likens consumer choices to pulling single threads out of a garment. We pull a thread from the garment when we refuse to purchase eggs or meat from birds who were raised in confinement, whose beaks were clipped so they could never once taste their natural diet of worms and insects. We pull out a thread when we refuse to bring home a hormone-fattened turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. We pull a thread when we refuse to buy meat or dairy products from cows who were never allowed to chew grass, or breathe fresh air, or feel the warm sun on their backs.
The more threads we pull, the more difficult it is for the industry to stay intact. You demand eggs and meat without hormones, and the industry will have to figure out how it can raise farm animals without them. Let the animals graze outside and it slows production. Eventually the whole thing will have to unravel.
If the factory farm does indeed unravel - and it must - then there is hope that we can, gradually, reverse the environmental damage it has caused. Once the animal feed operations have gone and livestock are once again able to graze, there will be a massive reduction in the agricultural chemicals currently used to grow grain for animals. And eventually, the horrendous contamination caused by animal waste can be cleaned up. None of this will be easy.
The hardest part of returning to a truly healthy environment may be changing the current totally unsustainable heavy-meat-eating culture of increasing numbers of people around the world. But we must try. We must make a start, one by one.“

— Jane Goodall, Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating